Engage and rationalize with Dong Zong, Dr Mahathir

PUCHONG: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad was taken to task for labelling Chinese educationist group, Dong Zong as racist instead of engaging them as stakeholders, on the issue of khat. “Instead of allaying the cconcerns of Dong Zong, on

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PH presidential council should vet through language, religion, education policies

PUCHONG: PSM chairman Dr D Michael Jeyakumar has called upon Pakatan Harapan (PH) presidential council to set up a high level committee to look through all new policies related to language, religion and education prior to allowing the concerned ministers

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‘Support or participate in protest, and you’ll get fired’

HONG KONG: Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific warned its staff on Monday that they could be fired if they “support or participate in illegal protests”, as the airline comes under pressure from Beijing. The warning follows new regulations imposed by

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Dark global economic outlook despite trade war

BERLIN: The economic outlook has deteriorated in all parts of the world over the summer due to an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China, a survey showed. Germany’s Ifo economic institute said its quarterly survey among nearly

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MB: Selangor Ruler reviewing controversial unilateral conversion bill

SHAH ALAM: Selangor Ruler, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah is reviewing the controversial bill that favored unilateral conversion, revealed Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari. He also added that no decision has been made on whether the bill would be tabled or not.

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PH presidential council, decide policy decisions first, not Dr M’s solo say

This has been happening at a troubling frequency: the Pakatan Harapan chairperson and Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad making unilateral decisions for the people. Or that’s the pretty picture that Mahathir is sending – that he calls the shots despite

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Malaysian voyeur in plane toilet charged in US

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Lee Choon Ping became the first person to be charged under a law against video voyeurism in Houston, Texas, after allegedly planting a hidden camera in the toilet of a United Airlines flight in May. Lee was

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Have a pow – wow session, Pakatan Harapan

It is really sickening to note that DAP is holding another pow-wow and now over Lynas. Definitely that pow-wow would be to consolidate DAP position on the issue. Before this, DAP held one over khat. In Selangor, Pakatan Harapan again

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Frequent, higher temperatures up to 32°C now in major cities

KINRARA: Major cities in Malaysia are seeing more days where temperatures can hit at least 32°C compared to 10 years ago. Kuala Lumpur, a city where almost two million people call home, can expect 270 days in a year when

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Guatemalan conservative heads for big presidential election win

GUATEMALA CITY: Conservative Alejandro Giammattei was poised for a decisive victory in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday, taking a commanding lead over his center-left rival, former first lady Sandra Torres, preliminary results showed. The next president is likely to face

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